Trump advisers aim to curb Fed independence, report says

WSJ says leaked document discusses sacking Powell and giving Trump vote on policy

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Advisers to the likely US presidential candidate Donald Trump are planning to significantly limit the Federal Reserve’s independence, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

There is a “deepening divide” among Trump’s advisers over whether he should challenge the Fed’s independence if he won a second term. But some, including those who served in his presidential administration, have written a plan giving several options to do so, the newspaper reported on April 25.

One option was giving Trump the

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